See also: Processors | Architecture
A common processor architecture used by Intel and AMD. Almost all versions of Windows use x86 hardware.
ix86 is the Intel x86 processor
- Some remarks on speed – by DJB
- Bochs – provides complete x86 PC emulation, including the x86 processor, hardware device, and memory. For instance, run Windows in *Nix on on-x86 machines. Also see emulator for a list of other emulators, some of which provide similar emulation but don’t provide full CPU emulation thus are faster on x86 machines but don’t run on non-x86 machines.
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